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  1. United to reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking and raise payments to bumped flyers up to $10KRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Canada.com

    United Airlines says it will raise the limit to n payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees "It is never too late to do the right thing," United CEO Oscar Munoz said in a statement on Tuesday. United Airlines planes are parked at their gates as another plane taxis past them at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston United Airlines says it will raise the limit - to US$10,000 - on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.

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  2. Another United Airlines PR blunder: Giant rabbit dies on flight from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Canada.com

    A 3-foot giant rabbit has died on a United Airlines flight from London, prompting a review at the Chicago-based airline which faced a global backlash this month over its treatment of a passenger who was dragged from his seat. The 10-month old rabbit named Simon, who was tipped to become one of the world's largest rabbits, was traveling to O'Hare in Chicago from Britain after a celebrity owner purchased him.

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  3. Aviation officer gives his version of removal of man from overbooked United Airlines flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Canada.com

    Would-be United Express passenger David Dao is dragged from the plane after refusing to give up his seat on the overbooked flight. The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat.

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  4. 'Ashamed' United Airlines CEO offers full refund to passengers after man dragged off planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Canada.com

    United Airlines sought to quell the uproar over a man being dragged off a plane by announcing on Tuesday that it would no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights and would compensate customers who were on the flight when the man was removed. In an interview with ABC's Good Morning America aired Wednesday, United parent company CEO Oscar Munoz said he felt "ashamed" watching video of the man being forced off the jet.

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  5. United CEO manages apology in third statement since man dragged screaming from overbooked planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Canada.com

    After two days of conflicting explanations, falling stock prices and worldwide outrage, United Airlines entered full mea culpa mode Tuesday, with its chief executive apologizing for the "horrific event" in which a passenger was dragged from a plane screaming after refusing a last-minute request to give up his seat to make room for a crew member. "It is never too late to do the right thing," United CEO Oscar Munoz said in a statement.

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  6. Man dragged from United flight identified as Kentucky doctor with felony convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Canada.com

    The man dragged from a full United Express flight by airport security officers in Chicago is a Kentucky physician who was convicted more than a decade ago of felony charges involving his prescribing of drugs. But David Dao's unflattering history quickly became the focus of attention, even though there's no indication that his past influenced how he was treated or that the airline or airport police were aware of his background.

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  7. Video shows security guards dragging screaming passenger off overbooked United Airlines flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Canada.com

    Video shows three security officials dragging a screaming passenger from a United Airlines flight at a Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The Courier-Journal reports a United representative confirmed Sunday night that a person was removed from Flight 3411 to Louisville, Kentucky, saying it was "overbooked."

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